Rapid Response Resources

The Rapid Response Program, funded by the Department of Labor under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), is a pro-active, business-focused program that uses customized and flexible strategies.

The Rapid Region Map outlines the four regions – Northern Virginia, Thomas Nelson, Community College Workforce Alliance and New River

Rapid Response Process Flow Chart

ETA Vision for Rapid Response PPT

Rapid Response Technical Assistance and Resource Guide

Rapid Response Layoff Aversion Guide

Business Retention and Layoff Aversion

Business Retention/Layoff Aversion Strategy

Business Retention:  Incumbent Worker Training Application

Training and Employee Guidance Letters (TEGLs)

Guidance on Applicability of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act

Layoff Aversion Definition and the Appropriate Use of Workforce Investment Act Funds for Incumbent Worker Training Funds for Layoff Aversion Using a Waiver

Training and Employment Notices (TEN)

TEN 03-10
National Rapid Response Initiative

TEN 31-11
The Rapid Response Framework

TEN 32-11
Rapid Response Self-Assessment Tool

TEN 38-11
Benefits of Collaboration between State and Local Workforce Investment Boards and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program

TEN 9-12
Layoff Aversion in Rapid Response System